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DACA Dangers: Permanent Injunction Places Halt on New Applicants, Leaves Existing Applicants With Options

Another in a long line of legal challenges against DACA has brought the program to a halt, but existing DACA recipients aren’t in danger of losing support yet.
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Trio of Biden Judicial Candidates Get Committee Okay

The chamber’s Judiciary Committee approved the nominations of Gustavo Gelpí, Jr., Angel Kelley, and Christine O’Hearn.
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Colorado Farmer’s Suit Joins Others Claiming Race Discrimination in COVID Relief

The Mountain States Legal Foundation, a conservative nonprofit public interest law firm, is handling several cases including one in Colorado alleging that emergency COVID funds for farmers and ranchers are racially discriminatory — against whites.
Tiffany Cunningham

Cunningham, Perkins Coie patent litigator, confirmed to Federal Circuit

The Senate approved Tiffany Cunningham’s candidacy for a seat on the nation’s intellectual property-focused appellate tribunal.
Westwood College.

Department of Education Forgives Over 1,600 Student Loans, credits Colorado AG’s Office

The U.S. Department of Education cited the state AG in its approval of 100% borrower defense for repayment claims against Westwood College.

Rossman Nomination to 10th Circuit Heads to Senate Vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Thursday Rossman's nomination to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Myrna Perez

Senate Committee Considers Nomination of Voting Rights Advocate Pérez to Federal Appeals Court

The appointment of voting rights lawyer, Myrna Pérez, for a federal appeals court vacancy in New York may presage debate.
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North Dakota Launches Lawsuit Aimed at Compelling More Public Land Fossil Fuel Leasing

North Dakota launched another effort to overturn the Biden administration’s hold on further public land oil and gas leases.
Phil Weiser

Weiser Announces Multi-Billion Resolution of Sackler & Purdue Pharma Opioid Case

Weiser resolved the suit against the Sackler Family and Purdue Pharma, and released millions of documents on their role in the opioid crisis.
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Colorado AG’s Office Appoints Attorneys for CDPHE Whistleblower Investigation

The AGs Office announced an independent investigation into CDPHE air pollution policies that may have covered up some violations.